Assistant Track & Field/Throws Coach - Department of Athletics
Marian University seeks qualified applicants for the full-time position of Assistant Track and Field/Cross Country (TF/CC) Coach.The successful candidate will promote Marian University’s Catholic mission and identity by overseeing the recruitment and selection of student athletes for the TF/CC program as well as leading practices, attending meets, and monitoring eligibility status for all athletes within the department (further responsibilities listed below).The successful candidate will manage a designated recruiting territory for track and field as well as cross country.Responsibilities: Actively engage the Catholic Franciscan mission and identity of Marian University by modeling the Franciscan Sponsorship Values, honoring the legacy of the founding congregation, promoting unity in diversity, and integrating the Catholic Franciscan intellectual traditions in courses, programs, and services. Ensure compliance with NAIA recruiting rules and regulations Initiate the process for determining academic eligibility with TF/CC athletes by department and PLAYNAIA standards Schedule and conduct regular practice sessions in and out of season while complying with relevant NAIA rules and regulations Oversee conditioning and training of team members in conjunction with Head Athletic Trainer to fully prepare students for competitions Enforce university and NAIA policies and procedures Recommend improvements and modifications to the program Promote academic progress of students through both grades and attendance Develop a competitive event schedule, in conjunction with the Athletic Director and Head Cross/Track Coach that fits travel budget as well as Marian and NAIA rules and regulations Oversee selection, purchase, fitting, and maintenance of equipment Conduct fundraising activities and assists with approved fundraising activities as requested Develop and publishes TF/CC team rules regarding appearance, practice, class attendance, punctuality, etc. with approval of Head TF/CC coach and Athletic Director (when appropriate) Promote the philosophy and values of the Athletic Program and Marian University Other responsibilities as assigned Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree Prior Coaching experience Demonstrated knowledge of rules and regulations governing recruitment, eligibility, and related functions
Founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, Marian University is the only Catholic university in Indianapolis and central Indiana. In 2019, Marian is serving more than 2,400 undergraduate and 1,160 graduate students earning degrees in the arts, business, education, engineering, math, medicine, nursing, ministry, and the natural and physical sciences. The university’s high-impact, experiential curriculum is designed to provide hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities for students from 45 states and 23 nations. Marian climbed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Midwest rankings, being named the #3 Most Innovative Regional University, #5 Best Value University, and #28 Best Regional University. Marian University opened its College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013, making it the first new school of medicine in the state of Indiana in 110 years. Marian’s national champion varsity athletic programs include the 2012 and 2015 NAIA Football National Championship, the 2016 and 2017 NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship, 2019 NAIA Volleyball National Championship, and more than 40 USA Cycling national championships.Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. Required materials include: Resume, Cover letter, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Only complete applicant packets submitted to [email protected] will be considered. Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to diversity. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.